Alfred and Plantagenet

Learn more about your recycling program.

Recycling resources

Learn more about recycling collection in Alfred and Plantagenet.

Get in touch

For any recycling-related inquiries, please contact Cool Containers. They can be contacted for:

  • Replacement bins.
  • Missed collections.
  • Other recycling questions.

Cool Containers

Collection schedule

MondayWendover (North of County Road 17)
County Road 17, from Wendover to the Village of Plantagenet
Plantagenet’s village
TuesdayAlfred’s village
County Road 15 to Concession 4, Alfred
Concession 4, Alfred, from County Road 15 to Lajeunesse Road
WednesdayCurran’s village
County Road 2
County Road 19
Concessions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9 and 10 in Plantagenet
ThursdayCounty Road 17, from Lajeunesse Rd to County Road 15
Lefaivre’s village
Concession 1, Alfred and Du Domaine Road
County Road 15 between Lefaivre and Concession 4, Alfred
Concession 4, Alfred, from County Road 15 to Blue Corner Road
Concession 5, Alfred
County Road 17 between County Road 15 and Blue Corner
County Road 15, south side, which includes Station Road in Alfred
Concession 7, Alfred
Concessions 10 and 11, Alfred
Ritchance Road (portion in the Alfred and Plantagenet Township)
FridayCounty Road 17, from the Village of Plantagenet to Lajeunesse Road
Lajeunesse Road to Concession 4, Alfred
Concession 4 Alfred, from Boundary Road to Lajeunesse Road
Route 21
Concessions 2 and 3, Alfred (Lefaivre)
Boundary Road
County Road 9 (North of County Road 17)
Concession 1, 3, 4 and 5, Plantagenet (North of County Road 17)
Concession 8 Plantagenet (from County Road 9)

Be recycle ready

  • Recycling is collected weekly. There is no limit per household on the maximum amount of recycling allowed.
  • Your recycling must be at the curb before 7:00 a.m.
  • Recycling containing unacceptable materials will not be collected.

Sorting materials

  • Recyclable material can be put in a blue box, a clear bag or any container identify with an “R” or the word “recycling.” Recycling is collected at the same time as the regular waste collection. All recycling goes to the Recycle-Action sorting centre.
  • If non-recyclable items end up in your blue bin or other container reserved for this purpose, they will be left on the side of the road.
  • Cardboard boxes MUST be flattened in order to be collected. please take off caps and lids. please rinse containers.
  • Please remember to take off caps and lids.

Accepted Materials

Paper and cardboard

Newspapers, flyers, magazines, paper sheets, envelopes, bags, phonebooks, cardboard boxes, egg cartons, gable top milk, juice cartons, and aseptic containers (tetra pak).


    Bottles, containers, wrappings for food products, drinks, cosmetics, personal hygiene products, and household cleaning products with the recycling logo and numbers 1, 2, 5 and/or 7.


      Aluminum foil and containers, aluminum bottles and cans, tin cans, caps and lids.


        Bottles and jars regardless of colour.

        Not accepted materials

        • Soiled pizza boxes
        • Styrofoam or packaging foam
        • Single juice boxes, wax-coated boxes
        • Tissue paper, paper towels
        • Laminated paper
        • Plastic grocery store bags
        • Bread, chip, milk bags
        • Stretch wrap
        • Zip lock bags
        • Cereal box liners
        • Straws, stir sticks
        • Blister or bubble packs
        • Toys, chairs
        • Window glass
        • Ceramics
        • Electronics